Murdered by communists in Lublin Castle in 1949, the whereabouts of Henryk Wieliczko’s body remained unknown for six decades.
Andrzej Duda, the Polish president, has warned that Vladimir Putin plans to re-create the Soviet Union, and appealed for Europe to stand united against Russia's war on Ukraine.
Polish President Andrzej Duda has described Russian attacks on Ukraine as genocide.
Among other things, the investment – set to be carried out over the course of the next three-years – will include major renovations on six houses, the reconfiguration of electricity, water and sewage networks, as well as a full modernization of energy solutions.
A Polish deputy foreign minister has accused Belarus of behaving like the old Soviet Union over Polish claims that an armed unit entered Poland from Belarus in early October.
In this episode of The Debrief, we are in the newly opened Sybir Memorial Museum in the city of Białystok, which aims to highlight centuries of Russian and Soviet deportations to Siberia.
Opening to coincide with the anniversary of Stalin’s invasion of Poland on 17 September, 1939, the Sybir Memorial Museum is the largest and most important institution dealing with deportations to Russia and later the Soviet Union.
Omitted from the maps for the full duration of the Cold War, this tiny town (current population: 4,500), was at the very heart of the Soviet Union’s military presence in Poland. For decades, no-one knew it existed and that sense of secrecy lingers to this day.
Bristling with security cameras and surrounded by a solid steel and marble fence with barbed wire, Sobieskiego 100 is just one of several buildings that is occupied by Russia following agreements signed between the People's Republic of Poland and the Soviet Union in the 1970s.
VIDEO: To mark the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Riga, which sealed Poland’s victory over the Soviet Union in 1920, the Royal Castle in Warsaw is hosting two exhibitions that show the contrasting sides of the bitter-sweet peace deal between the two states.